Three-leaved
Three-leafed Three"-leafed`, Three-leaved Three"-leaved`, a. (Bot.) (a) Producing three leaves; as, three-leaved nightshade. (b) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes. [1913 Webster]

{Three-leaved nightshade}. See {Trillium}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • three-leaved — threeˈ leaved (or threeˈ leafed) adjective 1. Having three leaves or leaflets 2. Having leaves in threes • • • Main Entry: ↑three …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-leaved — adjective Of a plant, having three leaves …   Wiktionary

  • three-leaved — a. (Bot.) Triphyllous, trifoliate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Three-leaved nightshade — Three leafed Three leafed , Three leaved Three leaved , a. (Bot.) (a) Producing three leaves; as, three leaved nightshade. (b) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes. [1913 Webster] {Three leaved nightshade} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three-leaved nightshade — Nightshade Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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